Zero-day vulnerability in Apex Central

Arbitrary file upload

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2022040301 - Remote code execution in Trend Micro Apex Central

Vulnerable component: Apex Central

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26871

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in the Trend Micro Apex Central management console. A remote non-authenticated attacker can upload arbitrary file to the system and execute it.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

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